Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

General Information

Course Length: Minimum of 180 Hours of didactic/laboratory

Clinical/Field Internship: Minimum of 96 hours

(Please view full requirements in the Course Application Packet)

Advanced EMT Instructor Requirements

1. Internship Preceptor
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Current Alabama license at the level being supervised, or a current Alabama license as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Be familiar with prehospital patient care
  • Supervise students in the internship/field setting and accurately document their performance.

2. Course Instructor
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Current Alabama license as the level being taught or above.
  • Certification from an EMS instructor course approved by the OEMS.
    • Level 1 National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators (NAEMSE)
    • Department of Transportation (DOT) instructor course
    • Alabama Fire College instructor course
    • Department of Defense (DOD) instructor course
    • AHA Core Instructor Course
  • Minimum of three (3) years of prehospital field experience as a licensed practitioner at or above the level being taught.
  • Current CPR Instructor certification
  • Instructor certifications appropriate for the curriculum being taught, e.g. (BLS) instructor certification.
  • Complete a supervised probationary teaching experience for one entire course at the instruction level being taught
  • Be approved by the Program Director and Medical Director.

3. Guest Lecturer
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Expert Knowledge in the subject matter; and
  • Program Director and Medical Director approval for topic to be presented.

4. Medical Director
  • Licensed physician by the Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama
  • Experience and knowledge of emergency care of acutely ill and traumatized patients.
  • Review and approve adherence to the program curriculum and quality of medical instruction and supervision delivered by the faculty.
  • Routinely review student performance to assure adequate progress toward completion of the program; and
  • Knowledgeable in EMS education programs and legislative issues regarding the EMS programs and prehospital providers.

5. Practical Skills Preceptor
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Minimum of three (3) years of prehospital care experience as a licensed practitioner at the level being taught.
  • Current CPR certification; and
  • Program Director and Medical Director approval to assist with practical skills instruction.

6. Field Preceptor
  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Current Alabama License at the level being supervised
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience
  • Familiarity with prehospital patient care
  • Supervise students in the internship and field setting and accurately document their performance.
 
NREMT AEMT Information
 
National EMS Education Standards:
AEMT Instructional Guidelines

 
AEMT Candidate Handbook 2018


 
Course Application Packet
 
AEMT Course Matrix